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  1. CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL RACE Calling all runners & walkers!!! The RBC Children’s Hospital Race is quickly approaching! Come join us on Sun, June 4th to walk/run in this fun family event! Details and our North Star Montessori team can be found at http://www.bcchf.ca/events/event-calendar/rbc-race-for-the-kids/. Simply click on “Get Involved”, “Register” and “Join an Existing Team”. Select “North Star Montessori” – password Parent2016. If we have 20 registrants we receive a dedicated meet-up section with signage and a team photo!!! We are currently at 13 so please sign up soon if you’re interested! The weather report is currently calling for sunshine on Sunday!
  2. OPEN HOUSE Our next Open House for prospective families is scheduled for Wed, May 17th from 4:00-7:00pm. Help spread the word! This a great opportunity to tour the school, see inside the classrooms, meet our Casa teachers and ask questions!
  3. PRO D DAY Reminder that Fri, May 19th is a Pro D Day. School will not be in session.
  4. VICTORIA DAY Reminder that Mon, May 22nd is Victoria Day. School will not be in session.

Casa

  1. SUMMER TODDLER CLASSES (15-36 months) We are currently accepting applications for the July Toddler classes which run Tuesday through Friday, from 9:00-10:30am and 11:00-12:30pm. Please note that one make-up class will be honoured during this time for any absences due to travel, etc. To register for the summer session, please submit the attached summer registration form (along with payment) to the front office.
  2. SEPTEMBER IT CLASSES Registration will open to all families on Mon, May 15th for the September Infant & Toddler classes.

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY PE The Extended-day students will continue with track & field for PE next week.
  2. BIKING The Extended-day K students will be doing a couple of biking sessions for PE in June. Students will require a bicycle without training wheels and a properly fitted helmet. Don’t worry if your child isn’t riding without training wheels yet, they will be by the end of the first session. Permission form and waiver to follow.
  3. PIZZA DAYS Reminder that Wed, May 17th is pizza day for those that placed an order.
  4. SPUD LUNCHES Attached please find order form for the remainder of our Spud Lunches. The deadline to order is Mon, May 15th.

Elementary

  1. TRACK MEET VOLUNTEERS Calling all volunteers for the 3rd Annual Regional Montessori Track Meet on Thurs, May 25th! If you would like to volunteer please contact Jeanne with your name, available hours, job preference, if you are first aid certified and whether or not you have your t-shirt from last year. Thanks to all for helping make this a successful event again this year!
  2. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will have track & field for PE next week.
  3. LOWER ELEMENTARY BIKING The LE students will begin biking on Tues, May 30th. Please complete the attached permission formwaiver & skills questionnaire and submit on or before Mon, May 15th.
  4. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will have track & field for PE next week.
  5. UE OUTDOOR SCHOOL Reminder that permission forms and payment are due by Mon, May 15th. Please see the attached permission form, map, and packing list for further information. Please note that the departure time from Horseshoe Bay has been changed to 8:45am and therefore students should arrive between 8:20 and 8:30am. Late slips will not be issued for families that are also dropping off a child at North Star that morning.
  6. LE & UE FIELDTRIP The LE & UE students will be going on a fieldtrip to Stanley Park on Wed, May 17th. Please complete the attached permission form and submit on or before Mon, May 15th.
  7. PIZZA DAYS Reminder that Wed, May 17th is pizza day for those that placed an order.
  8. SPUD LUNCHES Attached please find order form for the remainder of our Spud Lunches. The deadline to order is Mon, May 15th.